Day: September 26, 2021

China’s Xi warns of ‘grim’ Taiwan situation in letter to opposition

TAIPEI, Sept 26 – The situation in the Taiwan Strait is “complex and grim”, Chinese President Xi Jinping wrote in a congratulatory letter on Sunday to the newly elected leader of Taiwan’s main opposition party, who has pledged to renew talks with Beijing. Taiwan’s Kuomintang (KMT) elected as […]

Women candidates win majority of seats in Icelandic election

Summary Iceland held general election on Saturday Ruling left-right coalition bolsters majority Still unclear if cooperation to continue and who will be next PM More women than men elected to parliament COPENHAGEN, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Iceland’s ruling left-right coalition strengthened its majority after a national election that […]

Delhi HC allows medical termination of pregnancy at 22 weeks

New Delhi, Sep 25: The Delhi High Court has allowed a woman to medically terminate her 22-week pregnancy as a certain congenital anomaly was detected in the foetus, saying psychological harm is likely to be caused to her when the child is born. Justice Rekha Palli considered that the […]

‘I represent a country that’s proud to be known as mother of democracy’: PM Modi at UNGA

By Yoshita Singh United Nations, Sep 25: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that he represents a country which is proud to be known as the mother of democracy and cited his own rise from a tea seller at a railway station to that as prime minister to […]

Israeli troops kill 4 Palestinian gunmen in arrest clashes

JERUSALEM — At least four Palestinian gunmen were killed in shootouts with Israeli security forces during a sweeping West Bank arrest operation cracking down on the Islamic militant group Hamas on Sunday, the Israeli military said. It was the deadliest violence between Israeli troops and Palestinian militants in […]

India’s Odisha, Andhra Pradesh states brace for cyclonic storm

NEW DELHI, Sept 25 – A deep depression over India’s Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm that is expected to make landfall on Sunday, the state-run India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Saturday. By Sunday evening, the cyclone is expected to cross the […]

Germans vote in close election to decide Merkel successor

Summary Chancellor Angela Merkel is not seeking a fifth term Final opinion polls gave Social Democrats a narrow lead Conservatives reduced gap in final stages of campaign AACHEN/POTSDAM, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Germans went to the polls on Sunday in a national election too close to call, with […]

PM greets former PM Dr. Manmohan Singh on birthday

DELHI, SEPTEMBER 26: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has greeted the former Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh Ji on his birthday. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said; “Birthday greetings to our former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh Ji. I pray for his long life and wonderful […]

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh asks CSIR and all the Science Departments to explore S&T innovations needed in the next ten years to make India globally competitive

The Minister urges CSIR to replicate success stories of entrepreneurship and women empowerment across the length and breadth of the country Delivers Special Address on the occasion of 80th CSIR Foundation Day Function DELHI, SEPTEMBER 26: The Vice President, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu today advised the Council of […]

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